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Visa is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network – enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device. As the world moves from analogue to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce. For more information, visit our website (www.visa.co.uk), blog (https://www.visa.co.uk/visa-everywhere/blog.html), and @VisaUK.


How the UK can continue to lead the way on FinTech

Three key things the UK can do to continue leading the way on fintech – innovation, inclusion and partnerships. Article by Jill Docherty, Head of Business Development, UK&I, Visa.

Visa Commercial Pay Brings Virtual Card Capabilities to Clients and Partners Worldwide

Visa  and Conferma Pay announced a strategic partnership to launch Visa Commercial Pay, a suite of B2B payment solutions, to help improve cashflow for businesses and eliminate outdated manual processes.

Payment Security Predictions for 2021

Changes in digital payments due to the global pandemic are likely to carry over into next year and will have security implications. Visa's Chief Risk Officer Diego Paul Fabara identifies five key developments that will impact the global payments ecosystem in 2021

Visa Fintech Partner Connect launches in Europe to enable next generation of digital payment experiences

London, 11 November 2020 – Visa today announced the launch of Visa Fintech Partner Connect, a new initiative that will provide financial institutions and merchants in Europe with a suite of enhanced capabilities combining Visa’s own capabilities with those of carefully selected fintech partners. Fintech Partner Connect will help Visa’s clients meet their customers’ demand for new digital payment experiences by providing seamless access to innovative fintech solutions. The European rollout of Fintech Partner Connect follows a successful pilot which has already seen a number of Visa’s clients benefit from the expertise on offer.

Laying the groundwork for the next generation of digital payment innovation

Innovation has always been a focus at Visa, yet the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has forced us – as well as the wider payments ecosystem – to double down on the development of new payment technologies. The pandemic has accelerated what was an already increasing demand for digital payment experiences and it is incumbent on us and our partners to meet this.

Miracle on the high street: Local loyalty to keep small business hopes afloat

Three in four shoppers (76%) admit local high streets need support while four in five (80%) are shopping with local small businesses as much or more frequently since lockdown lifted, both in person and online Despite this support, the next three months are crucial to the survival of two fifths (42%) of small businesses Visa has partnered with grassroots initiative Totally Locally to sponsor Fiver Fest from 10th – 24th October and together they are calling on consumers to divert £5 of their weekly spend to support local businesses in store or online


The Long and Winding Road to SCA

This paper will identify the lessons that can be learnt from continental Europe on Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), the best practices that can be followed in order to minimise customer friction as well as the early impact SCA is having on fraud levels.

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